lawyerlike

lawyerlike

(ˈlɔːjəˌlaɪk)
adj
resembling a lawyer or lawyers
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In the six policy chapters MacKinnon occasionally engages in lawyerlike selection of evidence, for example by ignoring the role academic administrators have played in creating conditions that led to faculty unionization from the U of S twenty-five years ago to Simon Fraser University this year.
organized and presented in a lawyerlike fashion" by her
Central to his success has been the application of voracious, lawyerlike research methods to each industry he enters.
It was a good firm basis for lawyerlike assuming and lawyerlike procedures, and he had a very high regard and reputation among practicing lawyers who had been subjected to his courses.
suggest[ed] application to those who, like attorneys, gain approval to appear in a lawyerlike capacity" rather than to pro se litigants.
This insight fuels DeLombard's explanation of Frederick Douglass's changing attitudes toward Garrisonian abolitionism, which she traces to Douglass's refusal to remain merely a witness to slavery's wrongs and his expressed determination to "talk lawyerlike about law" (125).
Mechanic notes, "Jim and Tom have practiced law and where they're not disparate at all is in their lawyerlike qualities--a discipline, intellectual curiosity, attention to detail, aggressiveness and ambition.
Lawyerlike, Van Alstyne falls back on the concept of burden of proof to provide a rule for resolving such questions.
Moreover, it had been a habit through many centuries to consult books rather than inspect afresh what the books were presumed to be about; to cite authorities, to quote the Fathers of the Church, to pit one scholar's paragraphs against another's; thus to debate each issue inside the precincts of the word, and this lawyerlike practice was hard to break.
We are certain that your purely lawyerlike examination of constitutional power, unfettered with emotions and demagoguery, helped embolden the court to make its courageous and statesmanlike declaration of May 17.
Bob's fairly sophisticated remarks to Ace, an argument that Ace calls lawyerlike, seem out of character for a man whose na?
The intense struggle to draft appropriate language reflects far more than a simple, lawyerlike impulse to be precise; it also reveals an acute sense of the importance of citizenship, both for symbolic reasons and in terms of the rights and obligations appurtenant to that status.